Job Opportunities

Dietary Aide, Regular Part-time


Posted on: Sep 11th 2021
Job Number: 1743
Application Deadline: Sep 30th 2021

As a Dietary Aide you will provide assistance to the cook in the preparation and service of meals which includes individual preparation, assembly and serving of meals to patients, staff and other patrons as directed.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 education preferred or equivalent as recognized by the Province on Ontario, Ministry of Education
  • Food Handler Training Certificate is required.
  • Completion or enrollment in Food Service Worker certificate program. Must be completed within 2 years
  • Experience with food handling in institutional kitchens required or LTC an asset.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs is required
  • Experience with handling cash is an asset

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of dietary restrictions is an asset
  • Use manual and electrical appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim food products
  • Understand principles of stock rotations
  • Ability to ensure quality
  • Able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Excellent customer service
  • Displays and participates in team concept
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage stressful work environments
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Ability to follow instructions, prioritize and multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and willingness to be flexible to meet department needs.

Our Values

Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

  • Integrity - We adhere to the highest ethical principles
  • Compassion - We respond to our patients’ needs with empathy
  • Accountability - We are accountable to one another and to our community
  • Respect - We embrace the diversity of our patients, staff and community
  • Excellence - We support a culture of distinction

Hours of Work:  In order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7.  There is the expectation that you are available to work weekdays, weekends and all shifts (days, evenings).

Wages: $21.80/hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits (10% if in HOOPP)

How to Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format with position to be considered for in the Subject Line to humanresources@smhosp.on.ca.  Applicants are encouraged to save their resume and cover letter as (Last Name, First Name_cover/resume).

All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  As part of our mandatory screening process, Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) will require professional references, verification of academic training, and professional accreditation along with a current vulnerable sector screening check.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

Stevenson is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at (705) 435-3377 ext 3354.